Game of Thrones Season 8 has become the talk of the town for two different reasons, first one being a poor storyline without the book lore and fans hating the events of Final Season. The second reason being that Game of Thrones was accidentally aired over one of its Partner Network a few hours earlier than the scheduled time.
So can we assume that it is possible to hack HBO and leak Game of Thrones Episodes? Well, the answer is no, one can’t break the digital Security of HBO, nothing can be hacked, Game of Thrones Season 8 is totally immune to any leaks.
Truth behind the Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode Leaks
One can always question the authenticity of HBO Security because all 4 Episodes of Game of Thrones Season 8 has been leaked in one way or another this year. But, the reality is slightly different. Technically none of them were leaks. It was accidentally on air before time!
HBO isn’t available worldwide. Therefore, it partners with other local and global digital network such as Amazon Prime, DirecTV, Hotstar, etc. to air the show at the same time worldwide. Game of Thrones official episodes to all these partner networks a few hours in advance for technical reasons.
This year, either DirecTV US or Amazon Prime Germany accidentally aired the episodes before launch. People were able to record it. There was no hack or leak. Game of Thrones is still the most secure and leak-proof TV show.
What about Future Game of Thrones Episodes?
The important question that still remains is if there are any chances of leaks? There is zero probability for any further leaks because HBO has now warned everyone of a legal lawsuit. Stronger digital security assures that there are no more leaks.
Going by the history, Game of Thrones Season 7 last Episode never leaked. It recorded a massive viewership for HBO. It feels this year also HBO plans to adopt the same strategy and win the War of Streams. Stay tuned to Hiptoro for more Game of Thrones Updates and other news.